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CONTRA DANCE: The Dexter Universalist Church will host a Contra Dance on Saturday, January 21st from 7 to 10 PM. The caller for the evening will be John McIntire and live music will be performed by Some Reel People. All dances are taught and all ages welcome to attend. The price of admission will be $7 for singles and $12 for families. The church is located on Church Street. For more information contact Jim Bunn 924-3925 or Georgia Prickitt 277-3961.
SVH HEARTSAVER CLASSES: The Community Health and Education Department at Sebasticook Valley Health will offer Infant/Child/Adult CPR and AED on Thursday, January 19th from 5:30 to 9 PM. First Aid will be offered on Tuesday January 24th from 5:30 to 9 PM. The cost for the CPR class will be $50, First Aid class $40, or $70 if registering for both classes at the same time. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. The classes will be held at 167 Leighton Street. Contact 487-3890 extension 2731 for further information or to register. The TTY number is 487-4590.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4298/Auxiliary will be hosting a benefit supper on Friday, January 20th from 5 to 6:30 PM. The menu includes chili, corn bread, drinks and a dessert. This event is a fundraiser to benefit The Moving Wall, which is a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial located in Washington D.C. The goal is to bring The Moving Wall to Dexter. The supper will be located at the VFW Post at 20 Cedar Street. For more information, contact David at 270-0286.
The Pittsfield Republican Committee will meet for the first time this year on Wednesday, January 18th. With the new legislature in place the group looks forward to updates on bills and activities in Augusta. Scott Strom, representative from Pittsfield will provide that information. The meeting will start at 6:30 PM. All Pittsfield Republicans are invited to attend and ask questions and share ideas with Scott. The Committee will find out which committee(s) he is on and what is happening there, as well. Bring a friend or neighbor, refreshments will be served. The meeting will be held at the Pittsfield Public Library on 110 Library Street.
CANCER PRAYER AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: The Corinna Cancer Prayer and Support Group will meet every third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 PM at the Corinna United Methodist Church Parsonage (house next to the church) on the Dexter Road. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 17th. The meetings are open to anyone in the community or surrounding communities that has been touched by cancer. For more information contact Carol at 278-7952.
The Corinna United Methodist Church will be hosting a free community luncheon on Wednesday, January 18th at 11 AM. Lunch will be served at 11:30 AM. All are welcome to attend and enjoy lunch and fellowship. The church is located at 16 Dexter Road.
CRIBBAGE SOCIAL: There will be a cribbage social on Wednesday, January 18th at 1 PM. All are welcome to participate, including cribbage beginners and master players. The cribbage social will be held on the third Wednesday of the month in the Great Hall at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church on Route 2.
BAKED BEAN SUPPER: The Guilford United Methodist Church will be holding a by donation baked bean supper on Saturday, January 21st from 5 to 6:30 PM. In addition to baked beans there will be cole slaw, chop suey, ham, potato salad, biscuits, gingerbread and drinks. The church is located at 3 School Street.
BAKED BEAN AND CHOP SUEY SUPPER: A baked bean and chop suey public supper will be served from 4 to 6 PM on Saturday, January 21st at the Brown Memorial United Methodist Church on 36 Church Street. The menu includes yellow eye and pea beans, American chop suey, franks, cole slaw, pickles, rolls, homemade cake with ice cream and an assortment of beverages. The cost for adults will be $7 and $3 for children under 12. Takeouts will be available and the hall is handicapped accessible.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: The next meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Newport Water District will be on Thursday, January 19th at 6 PM. The meeting will be held at the Newport Water District Office at 124 Moosehead Trail.
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AND POTLUCK MEAL: The Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft will be hosting a potluck meal with a Mexican theme on Friday, January 20th at 5:30 PM. Come share concerns for the upcoming four years and be inspired by the commitments locals are making. Special guest, Eric Boothroyd, will stop by and perform some music. All are welcome attend. The church is located on Church Street.
FREE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP MEAL: The River Run Church of the Nazarene will be holding a free community fellowship meal on Sunday, January 22nd at 1 PM. Food will be available until 2 PM or while supplies last. The menu will include a multi-bean soup, veggie casserole, applesauce, pickles, salsa and chips, dinner rolls, biscuits, pies, beverages, and more. The meal is free and open to all. It will be served at the Detroit Town Hall, located at 35 South Main Street. For more information contact or leave a message at (207) 487-5517. Missed calls will be returned as soon as possible.
BAKED BEAN AND HOT DOG SUPPER: St. Albans Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a baked bean and hot dog supper on Saturday, February 11th from 5 to 7 PM. The menu will include beans, hot dogs and all the fixings. The cost for adults will be $6 and $3 for children. The supper will be held at the St. Albans Elementary School located at 129 Hartland Road.
OPEN COUNTRY JAM: The Maine Country Music Association will be holding an open country jam on the third Friday of each month. The next jam will be held on Friday, January 20th from 5:30 to 9 PM. No alcoholic beverages are allowed at the event. Everyone is welcome to attend. The jam will be held the Corinna Elementary School located at 42 Stetson Road.